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Monthly Archives: September 2022

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What To Know About Mesothelioma And Your Legal Rights

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Mesothelioma is a rare but often deadly form of cancer caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos. This cancer develops slowly within the thin layer of tissue known as the mesothelium that covers the majority of a person’s internal organs. Most victims ultimately suffer from mesothelioma affecting the lungs, but the disease can also strike… Read More »

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What To Know About Distracted Driving In Car Accident Cases

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Drivers have a responsibility to drive carefully, follow traffic laws, and keep their eyes on the road. Unfortunately this doesn’t always happen. When drivers are distracted behind the wheel, they can cause serious accidents that leave other people injured or worse. If you or a loved one has been injured by a distracted driver,… Read More »

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What Is The Statute Of Limitations For Personal Injury Cases In Pennsylvania?

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What is a “statute of limitations”? These are deadlines established to file certain types of lawsuits, depending on the nature of the case and the facts involved. For most Pennsylvania personal injury claims, the statute of limitations is 2 years. This applies to civil cases in which a plaintiff seeks to recover money damages… Read More »

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Will Your Personal Injury Case Go To Trial In Front Of A Jury?

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If you or a loved one have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you may be anxious to hold that person accountable in court, but nervous about the possibility of a courtroom trial. For most people, the idea of a trial evokes visions of a packed courtroom, a stern judge, and a jury… Read More »

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Can You Sue For Negligence If You Were A “Trespasser” Under Pennsylvania Premises Liability Law?

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Under Pennsylvania law, a property owner can be legally liable for money damages if a person was injured on their property and they were negligent in some manner that led to the injury. This is the legal theory of “premises liability” – the concept that a landowner can be legally responsible for accidents that… Read More »

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When Can You Sue A Trucking Company For Negligence In Pennsylvania?

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Truck accidents on highways are infamous for the amount of destruction they can cause to vehicles around them in a matter of minutes. While these accidents don’t always make the news, they happen more often than we think. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reports over 6,000 heavy truck crashes each year, with over 100… Read More »

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How Are Lost Wages Calculated In Pennsylvania Personal Injury Cases

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If you have been injured in any type of personal injury accident – such as a car accident, slip & fall, premises liability, malpractice, or other situation – you are likely entitled to damages under Pennsylvania law. Typically, damages in a personal injury case fall under different categories, such as: Medical costs and expenses;… Read More »

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How Is “Pain and Suffering” Calculated In Personal Injury Cases?

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In a personal injury lawsuit, a plaintiff will seek not only to prove how the injury occurred, but what damages they are entitled to in a jury verdict. Damages in a Pennsylvania personal injury lawsuit generally fall within a few different categories: Actual damages. These include medical expenses, lost wages, funeral expenses, vehicle or… Read More »

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